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FOX News
Jul 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
average of recent polls has president obama up 1.8. in nevada according to the average of polls president leads by 5.3. politically, the silver state breaks down to two major counties. here in clark county, where two-third of the state estrenol cente'sregistered vote. two-third. they have advantage in union activity here. home to reno the republicans appear to have the advantage in organization and numbers. how the counties -- how the candidates do in these counties will decide who wins the state. we begin with president obama rolling the dice on a man who is very much a political wild card. the president is now counting on bill clinton as the ace in the hole. >> it's a gamble because former president clinton can veer off-message and is still upset about 2008. he has personally asked him to place his name in the nomination in primetime, hoping to grab the clinton mantle is a good bet. >> president obama spoke about clinton's success dealing with the economic challenges that the country faced when president clinton was in the white house. president clinton's record speaks for itself. >> re
FOX News
Jul 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
obama is not. a leader on the economy. >> some of the presumptive nominee romney former rivals say the move may backfire. >> that will be a terrific opportunity for those of us who served with president clinton to point out that barack obama is no bill clinton. >> white house officials and former clinton aides beg to differ and say perhaps nobody in the democratic party is better at framing the arguments. >> i think it's a shrewd move by the obama campaign to tee up their convention. they will come out of the republican convention and president clinton will draw clear contrast. >> regardless of who is making that case, the biglicious be a sluggish economy. which top obama aides now admit the president owns. >> he understands where the buck stops. we also understand what we inherited. and what we can't go back to, which are the tried and tested ideas of four years ago which got us into this. >> clinton could help with the white working class voters in battleground like ohio, that obama visits wednesday. that may explain why romney camp is targeting the buckeye ste e with a web video
Jul 29, 2012 1:20pm EDT
, "the amateur." he looks at president obama before and after he reached the white house. here is what he had to say. >> well, the book currently on your screen has spent several weeks on "the new york times" bestseller list. many weeks at number one. it has been written by edward klein, who is our guest. booktv on c-span2. mr. klein, where did you get the title for this book? >> they came from a meeting that bill clinton had in chappaqua new york. north of new york city where he has a home. this is back in august of 2011. he invited his wife, his daughter chelsea, and a bunch of friends, to meet with them because he had done a secret poll. this is in 2011, sorry, and the poll showed that hillary clinton would challenge barack obama for the democratic presidential nomination in 2012, he thought she could win. and she was surprised by all of this and said how can i do this? i'm the secretary of state. i have lunch with the man every thursday. what about loyalty, though? >> and he said there is no such thing as loyalty in politics. he then went on to say that the people did not understand h
Jun 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
would not be surprised if david maraniss barack obama book that should drop any day now does phenomenally well because of all the things to come with "vanity fair" and all the other magazines. people are very curious and it's a very big book. that's the first book that comes to my mind that i know they're a number of other political books that should be dropping very soon. >> we have been talking lucero weinman who is in his director of publishers marketplace. interested in following public news? the web site publishers and if you want to follow sarah on twitter, she is a constant twitterer. sarah w. matt? sarah w? >> i tried to keep it simple by getting twitter very early so i was fortunate to have as few characters as possible so i could have 134 characters less to say what i had to say. >> thank you for being on booktv. >> thank you so much, peter. a pleasure as always. coming up next on booktv, after words with guest hosts phyllis bennis of the institute for policy studies. this week middle east expert, fawaz gerges and his latest book, "obama and the midd
FOX News
Jul 7, 2012 8:00pm PDT
romney's tax confusion, did he bungle his response on the obama care mandate and is it a sign of bigger campaign problems? and also, president obama swinging through some battle ground states, doubling down on accusations that mitt romney outsourced jobs. the charges may be questionable, but are they working? and also, meet job growth coupled with the worst manufacturing numbers in three years has some economists worried. are we headed into another recession? and welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm david asman in this week for paul gigot. is it or isn't it? we know the obama administration has been playing word games about the health care mandate right from the beginning, but now, the romney campaign can't seem to make up its mind whether it's really a tax. and early this week, romney advisor said that his boss had the same view as the white house, that it's a penalty, not a tax, but the can dat walked that back, telling cbs news, quote the majority of the court said it's a tax and therefore, it is a tax. and they have spoken, there's no way around that, end so the. but has th
Jul 29, 2012 10:00pm EDT
: how do we get there? if obama gets a second term, is the price of the ticket different? >>is there a way he or black voters and what we do in this election, is there a way to start revival and what has to be done in order to do so? >> guest: i hope so. i hope the wink and nod fades out, and personally, i hope he's re-legislated because the alternatives are worse. i want to put that out there. there's also -- there's the pressure to protect him. also looking into what a second term may possibly be, it's very likely we'd still be at the very least a republican dominated house, possibly senate, and so those first two years when there's the window of opportunity may have gone, hopefully, and for my perm perspective, people may be outraged by the second midterm, and maybe they're will be a democratic majority in the house and senate, but there's a lame duck two years. i'm sorry, i can't bring much more home. bouncing about. a lot in 2008. looking at the lens of the political scientist outside of those rigorous statistical models, doesn't look all that great for those, for that pos
FOX News
Jul 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and upheld the obama health care law and the obama white house says it's not a tax, it's a penalty and the law has been upheld and every major republican says they have imposed a tax on the middle class and along comes the romney campaign, oh, we agree, it's a penalty. now, why are they saying this? they're saying this because mitt romney himself enacted the mandate in the massachusetts health care law and they're afraid to have that. and that massachusetts health care law is turning out to be the biggest gosh darn albatross is any presidential candidate has ever had. >> and romney has to-- >> it's never too late he has got it get that thing off the back and repudiate it. >> after spending so much time defending what he did in massachusetts how can he now come out and say that the mandate was a mistake with obama care and a mistake in massachusetts? >> i think what you've got to understand is what the american people care more about than his consistency of health care policies over the years is their life and their money and their health. and this big government plan, which has now
Jul 14, 2012 7:30pm EDT
and is the nation's largest and oldest civil rights organization. african americans are one of president obama's most loyal voting blocks. he won 95% of the african- american vote in 2008. john mccain who ran against barack obama in 2008, won 4% of the african-american vote. so, at wednesday's event mr. romney was squarely in enemy territory. but romney gave no ground. in fact, at times he seemed to be baiting the audience. >> if our goal is jobs, we have to stop spending over a trillion dollars more than we take in every year. and so -- and so to do that i'm going toll eliminate every non- essential expensive program i can find. that includes obama care. and i'm going to work to reform and save -- >> despite the boos, some of romney's lines were met with applause, namely, those dealing with jobs and the middle class. >> and i don't just mean for those who are middle class now. i also mean for those who have waited so long for their chance to join the middle class. >> also, when romney exited the hall, at least half the up and applauded. >> question, how much did mitt romney gain, or lose from
Jul 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, especially if -- no sameness to someone close to governor romney yesterday, especially a barack obama thursday hail marys and dumps joe biden and switches that with hillary. .. is absolutely and totally plugged into the union. and because obama did not going to wisconsin and campaign for the union for the union candidate. the unions now are going to campaign for him but they are not totally invested in him in a obama any more so if you were to pull joe biden of the ticket they would go bananas and they wouldn't mobilize and to the grassroots getting out the vote to the extent that they would if he is still on the ticket. i'm not sure that is going to happen that in terms of the romney thing, either romney or portman or paul ryan, i could be wrong. could be somebody off the wall of i haven't even thought of that he is cautious enough to choose one of the three. to answer the second part of your question about obamacare, i predicted on my radio show a couple days ago exactly what's happened is the we were getting arizona today and that come thursday the supreme court would take the obam
Jul 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
obama has also said that we will act unilaterally than we must. american exceptionalism is an important and highlighted feature of this way of thinking about the world. so what about president obama? governor romney criticizes obama because obama was asked at one point do you think america is an exceptional nation? obama said, well, i think we are an exceptional nation but in the same sense as the british probably think that they are british exceptionalism and other countries think that they are exceptional as well. so romney has mocked that as saying we are not part equally balanced and we're first among nations. what is obama's frame? a lot of scholars have struggled to define a "obama doctrine." he's very much a pragmatist and one that his difficult to pigeo hole him. what i believe is the best description for obama and frame we can look at through his policies is he believes in u.s. leadership and certainly in the promotion of u.s. american values and principles but in recognizing that we do live in a multipolar world. a world that has problems that are global in nature, that americ
Jul 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
like to look at how -- what are the lines of attack? how is mitt romney going to go after the obama record? and vice versa. first, mitt romney is going to argue that obama it is a declinist. because he is not willing to assert american exceptionalism, that he believes in the american decline. that china is taking over. we're willing to cede power and leadership. in libya, but we did something called leading from behind. that is not good for america or the world. second, he will try to argue that obama is naive. and talk about how obama wanted to engage with our enemies, believing that trying to work things out in dialogue, even with countries like iran and venezuela and north korea, that that is a naive approach, that our enemies are going to always try to take advantage of us, negotiation is the only way they can be influenced is by assertion of american power and action rather than dialogue. he will try to characterize obama has not even that regard. and then the world -- as naive in that regard. he will say the successes, especially the killing of osama bin laden, were not becaus
Jul 1, 2012 9:00pm EDT
is a trillion? i can't quite imagine a million. >> guest: think about when barack obama came and said 700 million, $700 billion in order to basically reconstct the american economy, think of the cry. you are spending $700 billion. we don't have $700 billion. we dn't even have $3 trillion we have spent. most of the money was borrowed not to mention just about economic cost is also about the opportunity cost. while the united states was chasing the jihadis in afghanistan and pakistan the war was going on so barack obama inherited the legacy of the economic decline and also the rise of the geostrategic power china, india, africa, brazil, turkey, and this is why any particular as you say the question must take into account what he inherited and what he has been able to achieve so far. >> that raises the critical question scenario where he has inherited this weakened position of the united states. the u.s. is no longer the sole superpower it's not even clear that the u.s. is the most important or influential power in the region. it's now contaminated in the whole new way with a lineup of the e
Jul 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
about obama's but not o there was not one on the important issue that i calle on "no higher power" obama's war on religious freedom. barack obama said we are five days away from fundamentally transforming the united states. natn u few americans realize how radical that was in what he planned not merely to spread the wealth as he told joe the plumber but transform america from one nation in pledgeuide from our of allegiance to a totallyre secular country we can recognize no higher power and the federal government.he especially the executive branch. when obama moved in this had already been made with lawsuits from that aclu. t for the first amendment to tear down all crosses that are visible to the public cutting off microphones of students of the valedictory speeches and forbidding those to sing christmas carols. his liberal friends chanted he is the one we have been waiting for. andd e ob obama of began hiso actions to secular rise trying to make u.s. actable secular nation.obam. listening to his youthful c these said he gets betterr fixing to guns as a way toustras explain their frustra
Jul 30, 2012 1:20am EDT
it hillary clinton vin would challenge obama for the nomination in 2012 he thought she could win and she was surprised. she said how could i do this? i have lunch with the man every thursday. what about loyalty? he said there is no word of loyalty in politics. he said the people around, do not understand the real world. they were responsible for losing aaa credit rating for the first time and obama was in his words, "the amateur." i spoke to two people at that meeting. >>host: the president has denied publicly that term. >>guest: hillary has told her friends she suspected that chelsea told me about this. that is not true but apparently she has a reputation for texting friends in the middle of meetings with her parents. it was a confirmation the meeting took place and it was an accurate representation. >>host: you also talk about chelsea clinton's reaction to the presidential primary. >> chelsea and her father are very close. the democratic nomination bosses stolen that she deserved it. and obama's had unfairly cat -- characterized her her father as a racist during the campaign. she reall
FOX News
Jul 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT
for individuals making up to $200,000. and couples earning up to $250,000. president obama threatened to veto for the top 2% and called on congress to pass extension for everybody else. >> skip unnecessary drama, the needless plays and all the partisan posturing and just do the right thing for people who sent us here to serve. >> today, senator murray suggested if the bush tax cuts expire, then any deal after that would be a tax cut for pro pose sal. and free republicans from the no new taxes penal. the founder of the pledge grover norquist says he expects republicans in the house and senate to continue to abide by it, even if mr. obama is re-elected. bret? >> bret: mike emanuel live on the hill. thank you. >>> mitt romney says president obama is attacking his business record because the president's record is so weak. the attacks have had the republican on the defensive. but tonight, chief washington correspondent james rosen tells us the governor is vowing to start playing offense. >> i think what people accuse you of a crime, you have every reason to go after it pretty hard. i'm going to co
FOX News
Jul 9, 2012 2:00am EDT
first took office the economy was hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month and now after president obama's policies in place for the last three and a half years we have had 28 straight months of job growth in the private sector. 4.4 million jobs created. the progress that we are making is moving us forward. we need to continue to make more progress obviously and we haven't gone far enough. but we need to keep pressing forward and continue to focus on middle class tax breaks and making sure that we can create jobs and make sure that we get the economy moving forward and it would be great if republicans would join us in the effort but president obama is focused on making sure that he singles out like a laser getting the jobs created and economy turned around with or without republican help. >> the national unemployment rate 8.2% but the overall number those who stopped worked and those underemployed, 14.9%. african american unemployment up almost a full point. 11% for hispanics. if the president hopes to win he has to have a motivated minority population out there. are african americans an
Jul 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
, repeal, repeal, i talked to the obama campaign. they are ready to go toe-to-toe. they are ready to deal with that on the insurance. they know obama care is an abstract concept. it is split 50/50 in the public. if you look at the provisions, they have a lot of ammo to go after romney. >> does he fight this thingรง o cool his jets? >> my bet is he trails off. they will have a repeal vote in the house. >> they have a different agenda. joe, thanks for joining us. will, let's ask this. we all watched that performance by the president and opponent. the president was out there saying move on and other things to fight about. this guy sounds like he wants to fight this bill. do you think that is right or not? with david, he hasn't decided. >> i think it is a tough choice for him. i think it is a trap. if he decides to continue the discussion, the part you were for in massachusetts that we took from you, the individual mandate, is the least popular part of the bill. what david was talking about is right. every other provision of the bill enjoys anywhere between 62 to 80 plus support from voters,
FOX News
Jul 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
presidential race in history as obama and romney accuse each other of lying. who stelg the truth? we will break it down. >> governor romney needs to find someone who wants to run with him there are many people who will do it very very well and eye support the ticket. >> buzz surrounding mitt romney's v.p. choice. condoleezza rice is the top of the list. is condoleezza rice the best choice for the republic ticket? we'll have analysis. >> she speaks to the hispanics and blacks in the country and women, specifically in a very credible way. >> trayvon was hunted down like a rabid dog. he was racially profiled. not so fast. no racial bias in the shooting of trayvon martin. will this help zimmerman in his murder trial. details on that. caution, you where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> juan: i'm juan williams in for bill o'reilly. let's get to the top story. will this be the nasaest presidential race in history? it's heading in that' both campaigns stepping up the attacks. call reporters deputy campaign manager stefanie cutter suggested mitt romney lied about when he stoppe
Jul 22, 2012 4:30pm PDT
expertise came at the expense of regular americans. is the obama plan working? we won't know until november. and finally, you betcha, the romney runninging make looks to be a safe choice, no sarah palin this time. any chance that goes safe is an overreaction. the bland leading the bland. i'm chuck todd. chris matthews is off this week. welcome to the show. with us today, dan rather, gloria borger, kathleen parker and david ignatius. first up, the tragedy in denver came at the end of a week that was notable for how small and petty the campaign was getting and only seemed to highlight the smallness. dan, look, you have been through a lot of these rodeos. looking back at the last week of politics, it was awful. and then friday happens and all the campaigns started acting responsibly again. >> but that won't last long. this does perspective, this puts this into perspective. it signals to us once again just how bland and mostly irrelevant the campaign rhetoric has been. yes, the initial responses were on the news, that won't last very long. >> gloria, look, these are moments and sometim
FOX News
Jul 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, there could be even more regulations coming down the pike. >> if mr. obama wins. the last time a president facing reelection confronted unemployment this high was ronald reagan in 1984. he got reelected with a peak of 10.8% unemployment, but with very different policies. >> more than what president obama did, 10%. but he deregulated, cut taxes, and bet on the private sector. >> president reagan really valued businesses a little bit differently. i think you saw a much more of an embrace of the free market in terms of letting tax policy and regulatory policy help to again, create an environment whereby businesses could flourish. >> economists don't see things changing much the rest of the year with most projections for growth at about 2% or so at best. as one critic put it today, the recovery lacks wind and oxygen. bret? >> bret: thank you. more on this with the panel. wall street was not bothered by the numbers today. instead, encouraged by eurozone rescue plans. the dow put together a second straight strong day, gaining 188 points to go back over the 13,000 mark. the s & p 500 was up 26. t
Jul 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
house leaders. tom price of georgia. top unemployment numbers from president obama and criticism from governor romney. woleask the sunday panel where the race stand now with four months until election day. all right now on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. for the third straight month job creation numbers is disappointing. it is a sure sign that the u.s. is struggling to get the economy back on track. are voters making up their minds on the economy and the presidential race. we'll talk to the chairman of the republican national committee reince priebus. but first debbie wasserman-schultz. i think the head line of the day. you drove 2000 miles all the way to new hampshire with four dogs and cat and kids and the husband. how are you? >> i lived to tell about it and all of the dogs were in the car. it can be done. >> very good. we have another head line and that is the job's number. 80,000 net jobs created. is that a record that the president can run on and win reelection next november? >> absolute low. when he tock off they were hemoraging jobs every month and
Jul 1, 2012 10:00am PDT
>> chris: i'm kris wallace. the supreme court hands obama a victory but handing mitt romney a new issue. we'll find out what president obama thinks of the court decision and how health care reform will work in the real world from white house chief-of-staff. republicans promised to wipe the law off of the books . we'll discuss the gop plan for repeal and replace with the senate's top opinion mitch mcconnell. obama care and the 2012 election . how will court's ruling will play on the campaign trail all right now on "fox news sunday". and hello again from fox news in washington. the supreme court issued a historic ruling in obama care this week but that didn't end the intense debate. joining us in new york to discuss the ruling is white house chiefev staff jack lew. welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> guest: thank you, kris. >> chris: now the court upheld the ruling does the president feels it is safe or does he have to have a hurdle in the election . >> guest: the supreme court rules and it isitutional. we were proceeding to implement the law. and the thing that american people wa
Jul 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
book obama and the middle east in which the international relations professor examines the obama administration response to enge var meuring ints st n >> so good to be with you >> thank you for having me. >> and legacy your new book. >>e ere nowhat aro beomonhe thrsrmth tf odministration. a great deal of disappointment in many quarters. can we en begin talking a bav o i dk y cu oma presidency without discussing what i call the bitter legacy, the better inheritance between the united repoon yas the middle east, tha wears t uted states sacrificed human rights and sacrificed repressive forces un strugin the sieti called 94 1 so age doneo m e so hd spi. this particular bitter legacy culminated in that septe ptem11. octiivod iasn d re iea was shed as a result. and this is why i think any particular dcued t rtularr lac. n w ew wwealut i e talking about in particular multiple wars and multiple fronts. the hundreds of thousands of american troops bating mli thuntate das inre b sateg malndof uni es set back the credibility of the united states as a rational actor. the ited states o
FOX News
Jul 26, 2012 2:00am EDT
there? go ahead. >> the debate depended on two words. we've done president obama no favors by giving context. the more context you give him,let worse it is because in the overarching philosophy he has he believes government is more important -- >> he said it yesterday. >> i said it weeks ago and a year ago on this show. i said it will always be about the individual versus the government. >> obama had a moment of actual dishonesty. he tried to explain it and said what i said was, we need to stand behind them, meaning businesses. actually, he never said that. he's spinning his wheels. david axlerod said this morning we're not worried. if they're spending this much money, when you're flaming, you're -- explaining, you're losing. >> i want you to respond to this. governor sununu last night. >> the problem is the president actually believes that garbage and that's what is wrong with this administration. this president, his administration and campaign is delusional. they're out there trying to convince first of all themselves that things are okay then convince the constituents. einstein ha
Jul 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
house. president obama, moments ago wrapped up a speech before hundreds of supporters during a rally in centreville. during an exclusive interview -- we are live downside centreville -- live outside centreville high school. >> the president actually arrived here earlier about 4:15 this afternoon. there were crowds of obama supporters and mitt romney supporters. the place erupted when the president walked inside the high school. it was a pumped up crowd. this comes 24 hours a series of exchanges between the president and mitt romney about bain capital. mitt romney says he left the company in 1999. today's speech was all about the economy. >> we went from surpluses to deficits. we had the most sluggish job growth in decades. the average income of middle- class families went down. it culminated in this mess that we are still bringing ourselves out from under. normally if you do something over and over again and it does not work -- [laughter] at some point, you decide, let's try something new. if you believe that we rise or fall together as one people, i am confident we will win. >> in t
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Jul 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
there haven't been too many incentives. one of the things that people focus on now is obama says he inherited a bad economy in 2008. >> he did. >> and he did. he had a veto proof majority in both houses of congress. >> not veto proof but you super majority. >> spent the time passing obama care and stimulus bill and dodd frank. there is a school of thought developing that the president who had all of this political capital did not spend enough time creating incentives in an economy coming out of a relationship section. >> this is the worst recovery in terms of growth since world war ii and not even a close call. >> right. >> just that much worse than everyone else. so, bill, 0.1% -- 0.1%. heat me repeat that. 1.1% growth in real dis-- 0.1%. that is just not enough to get average incomes up. >> no, it is -- i think to further dan's point, one of the points that i think governor romney needs to make is that we are here not because obama failedut because he succeeded. he had his choices and made his choices and now failing not by our measures at this table, by his own measures. he told us that un
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Jul 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. 2008, 95% of o african american voters supported barack obama but mitt romney thinks he can do better in the precincts. right now the black unemployment rate is 14.4% as opposed to 12.7% when president obama took office. it is obvious that the scenario for black american voters is different than it was four years ago. today governor romney made that case. >> i'm going to eliminate every nonessential expensive program i can find and that includes obama care and i'm going to work to reform and save -- [crowd booing] >> the president says he will do those things but he has not. he cannot. he will not. his last four years in the white house prove it definitively. >> bill: no question mitt romney is a brave guy for going to the naacp convention. he knew he would not be received well, there. but he also knows if he wins the election he will be president to all americans so his appearance is a positive in that regard. the problem is that most african americans believe the republican party in general does not value them and then there is the race factor vis-a-vis the president that is a sourc
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Jul 17, 2012 2:00pm PDT
back to haunt obama. just a matter of time before romney said enough class warfare and enough demonizing hard-working americans and enough for the damn socialist agenda for the country. this mitt romney, where has he been? >> andrea: this is the one we've been waiting for. right? punch back, down a couple red bulls. he did. the country needed a pep talk. he hit back. over the weekend there were stories he'd hit back. people were going just do it all right. i think he is the one that can be unapologetic about success. what the white house is arguing we should have a unsuccessful president. we have one now and it's not working well. i say go mitt romney. >> bob: yeah. sure. your sociallism thing, american people waking up to sociallism, i'm sure everybody will get up and think about that. take a look -- i think romney gave a good speech. take his example and give you facts. bill gates asked who was the biggest influence in his life? neil armstrong and the space program because they miniaturized computers without there wouldn't p.c.s. steve jobs -- i don't know why you're laughin
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